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The OCTA Connection: November
11/15/2022

The OCTA Connection: November

The Latest News in Ohio Broadband and Cable

The OCTA Connection: October
10/06/2022

The OCTA Connection: October

The Latest News in Ohio Broadband and Cable

The OCTA Connection: September
09/13/2022

The OCTA Connection: September

The Latest News in Ohio Broadband and Cable

The OCTA Connection: August
08/05/2022

The OCTA Connection: August

The Latest News in Ohio Broadband and Cable

The OCTA Champion of Broadband Award Ceremony
07/01/2022

The OCTA Champion of Broadband Award Ceremony

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted Presented with OCTA's Inaugural Champion of Broadband Award

OCTA Presents Lt. Governor Jon Husted with Inaugural Champion of Broadband Award
06/29/2022

OCTA Presents Lt. Governor Jon Husted with Inaugural Champion of Broadband Award

The award recognizes leading advocates of broadband connectivity in Ohio

The OCTA Connection: June
06/15/2022

The OCTA Connection: June

The Latest News in Ohio Broadband and Cable

OCTA Applauds Continuing Investment in the  Workforce of the Future
06/10/2022

OCTA Applauds Continuing Investment in the Workforce of the Future

David Koren, Executive Director of OCTA – Ohio’s Broadband and Cable Association, issued the following statement on Lt. Gov. Jon Husted’s announcement today of additional state investment in the workf

Husted Announces Industry, Education, and Government Entities to Join Ohio’s Broadband and 5G Sector Partnership
05/21/2022

Husted Announces Industry, Education, and Government Entities to Join Ohio’s Broadband and 5G Sector Partnership

Group will work to address the approximately 33,250 broadband and 5G jobs needed for deployment in Ohio

Spectrum Brings its State-of-the-Art Network With Gigabit Broadband, Mobile, TV and Voice to East Cleveland
05/19/2022

Spectrum Brings its State-of-the-Art Network With Gigabit Broadband, Mobile, TV and Voice to East Cleveland

Spectrum’s Full Suite of Internet, TV, Mobile and Voice Services Now Available, Including Gigabit Connections for Residents and Small Businesses

The OCTA Connection: May
05/18/2022

The OCTA Connection: May

The Latest News in Ohio Broadband and Cable

The OCTA Connection: April
04/14/2022

The OCTA Connection: April

The Latest News in Ohio Broadband and Cable

Member News: Comcast and Apple Bring Apple TV+ to Comcast’s Entertainment Platforms
04/04/2022

Member News: Comcast and Apple Bring Apple TV+ to Comcast’s Entertainment Platforms

Comcast and Apple announced the launch of Apple TV+ across Comcast’s entertainment platforms in the U.S., including Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV.

Member News: Charter Communications Launches Spectrum Internet 100
04/04/2022

Member News: Charter Communications Launches Spectrum Internet 100

Spectrum Internet 100 Free to Eligible Affordable Connectivity Program Households

Member News: Comcast Expands Affordable Connectivity Program Offers with Faster Internet Essentials Service and Xfinity Mobile
04/04/2022

Member News: Comcast Expands Affordable Connectivity Program Offers with Faster Internet Essentials Service and Xfinity Mobile

Comcast is participating in the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and the $30/month benefit can be applied to any tier of Xfinity Internet service.

Member News: Cox Enhances Broadband Affordability Program with Increased Speeds and Expanded Eligibility
03/18/2022

Member News: Cox Enhances Broadband Affordability Program with Increased Speeds and Expanded Eligibility

Cox aligns to the federal government's Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) expanding eligibility

Member News: Charter Communications Reaches $20 Minimum Starting Wage Companywide
03/17/2022

Member News: Charter Communications Reaches $20 Minimum Starting Wage Companywide

Currently Seeking Candidates for 2,500 Open Positions across 41 States

Member News: Charter Raises Starting Speeds to 200 MBPS in Additional Ohio Markets
03/09/2022

Member News: Charter Raises Starting Speeds to 200 MBPS in Additional Ohio Markets

Charter Communications announced the starting speed of its flagship Spectrum Internet service is now 200 Mbps in an additional 37 markets, three of which are in Ohio.

Members In The News: Spectrum launches services in unserved parts of Guernsey County
03/07/2022

Members In The News: Spectrum launches services in unserved parts of Guernsey County

Spectrum Internet with starting speeds of 200 Mbps available to more than 950 homes, small businesses

Member News: Spectrum Launches Gigabit Broadband, Mobile,  TV and Voice Services in Unserved Parts of Guernsey County
02/18/2022

Member News: Spectrum Launches Gigabit Broadband, Mobile, TV and Voice Services in Unserved Parts of Guernsey County

Spectrum Internet® with Starting Speeds of 200 Mbps Now Available To More than 950 Homes and Small Businesses

Network Buildout is Part of Spectrum’s $5 Billion, Multiyear Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) Investment in Rural Broadband

Expanded Workforce Opportunities to Benefit the Broadband and Cable Industry
01/27/2022

Expanded Workforce Opportunities to Benefit the Broadband and Cable Industry

As broadband expansion continues in Ohio, so does the need for a trained workforce. Several new educational offerings have been created to fill these highly skilled positions through the Strengthening Ohio’s Broadband & 5G Workforce program. 

Husted Announces Broadband and 5G Sector Partnership Grant Application, Two 5G Readiness Programs
01/19/2022

Husted Announces Broadband and 5G Sector Partnership Grant Application, Two 5G Readiness Programs

Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT), today announced the launch of the Broadband and 5G Sector Partnership Grant application, as well as the launch of 5G Readiness Programs at Youngstown State University and Ashland University. Both announcements are part of a larger effort by OWT and BroadbandOhio to grow the workforce needed to expand broadband access and 5G in Ohio.

Help With Internet Costs Available to Ohioans
01/17/2022

Help With Internet Costs Available to Ohioans

The need for reliable broadband connectivity has never been more important as Ohioans depend on the internet for work, health care and education. Now, qualifying households can receive assistance paying for internet service.

OCTA Now Ohio’s Broadband and Cable Association
01/14/2022

OCTA Now Ohio’s Broadband and Cable Association

Name change better reflects the industry & the association’s membership

Today, the Ohio Cable and Telecommunications Association (OCTA) is announcing a name change to OCTA - Ohio’s Broadband and Cable Association. This change better aligns with the evolution of the industry and the scope of the association’s membership.

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